Penn-Mar Irish Festival

SAVE THE DATE: Saturday, June 15, 2024

On the grassy grounds of The Markets at Shrewsbury in southern York County
12025 Susquehanna Trail, Glen Rock, PA 17327
Hours: 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Click here to book your room at our fantastic host hotel, Shrewsbury Hampton Inn by Hilton. When you book in our hotel block, you’ll receive two Irish festival tickets upon check-in.


  • Before 4 p.m., please park at Stewart Connector, 11118 Susquehanna Trail, and take the shuttle bus.
  • After 4 p.m., parking is available onsite once the Markets at Shrewsbury closes.
  • Accessible parking is available onsite all day.

Mailing Address:  PO Box 341, York, PA 17405

Photo of the Penn-Mar Irish Festival grounds at The Markets at Shrewsbury

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Enjoy some of the best traditional and contemporary Irish musicians in Pennsylvania and Maryland, along with special guests from Ireland, Canada, and around the U.S., plus Irish dancers, Irish food, cultural talks, free children’s activities, and a wide variety of vendors offering Irish goods including gifts, clothing, jewelry, music, books, pottery, photography, stained glass, and more.

Lawn chairs and blankets are welcome. Pets are prohibited.
Children’s Tent ends at 6 p.m.
Retail vendors may start to pack up once the last band begins.

For VOLUNTEER opportunities, please click here


The Penn-Mar Irish Festival is a proud member of the Association of Irish and Celtic Festivals Association.

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Like our Facebook page for updates throughout the year including band announcements and vendor spotlights. 

Click here to view our 2023 Irish Festival promo video, produced by York Storyman.

THANK YOU to The Markets at Shrewsbury for providing space for our festival!

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We are a proud recipient of funds from the York County Tourism Grant Program for 2022.

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THANK YOU!! Many thanks to everyone who has donated to the festival during GIVE LOCAL YORK — always the first Friday in May. York County’s annual day of giving is an opportunity to unite our community around causes in which we truly believe and help the nonprofit organizations that are important to us. We raised more than $8,000 in 2023 through Give Local York!

View our GLY profile page here 

Donations are critical to our organization as we incurred losses due to our 2020 and 2021 cancellations. In 2020, items such as printing, advertising, promotional items, storage locker rental, deposits, etc. were all paid well in advance. There was no ticket income, vendor fees, or food and beverage sales to cover those costs.  We did offer virtual content on Facebook on our 2020 and 2021 festival dates and were thrilled for the return of in-person events in 2022.

We sincerely thank the Cultural Alliance of York County for matching funds.

If you have any questions or would like more information about the Penn-Mar Irish Festival, please let us know.